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''' (Chinese (Simplified Chinese): 释迦牟尼菩提迦耶寺) is one of the most prominent and widely visited Buddhist (Buddhism) temples in Singapore, often referred to as the ''Temple of 1,000 Lights''. It features a 15-meter high statue of a seated Buddha (Buddharupa), which weighs nearly 300 tons, as well as many smaller Buddha image (Buddharupa)s and murals depicting the life of Shakyamuni Buddha. The large central statue is surrounded by a stylized aura made of numerous light bulbs--often lit


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". Their third album, ''Make It Good (Make It Good (album))'', featured a sound closer to traditional rock music, but was to be their last studio project. The 3rd album have a lot of success then on 8 October 2002, Paul Marazzi left the group citing personal reasons, PopDirt.com and a1 subsequently decided to split. BBC Newsround In 2001, the band began a massive arena tour of Asia, where they were very well received. The video for their seventh single, "No More", was filmed in Singapore while they were on tour there. During a concert in Indonesia, four teenage girls were killed in a stampede. Commons:Category:Singapore Wikipedia:Singapore Dmoz:Regional Asia Singapore


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the destitute. One of the mosques still standing today is situated at Kampong Glam. It is named Masjid Hajjah Fatimah to commemorate her vast contributions to the community. According to her descendants, Fatimah lived to an old age of 98. She also visited several countries, including Singapore and Malaysia, to promote shows in which she performed such as ''A Kindred Spirit'' and to host the Channel U (SPH MediaWorks Channel U) variety special. The Singapore '''National Stadium''' (Malay (Bahasa Melayu): ''Stadium Nasional Singapura'') was located in Kallang. Opened in July 1973, the National Stadium was officially closed on 30 June 2007 and was demolished to make way for the Singapore Sports Hub and New Singapore National Stadium, which are expected to open in 2014. '''Lionel Lewis''' (born 16 December 1982) is a Singaporean (Singapore) footballer (Football (soccer)) who currently plays as a goalkeeper (Goalkeeper (association football)) for Home United FC and the Singapore national football team. Lewis is known for his bulky frame, remarkable shot-saving abilities and ferocious presence in goal. He plays for the Singapore Police Force-affiliated Home United, which he first joined in 2004, having played for Geylang United FC and the Young Lions (Young Lions (Singapore football team)) in his earlier years. Lewis made his international debut in 2002. He was named the 2004 Tiger Cup MVP (Most Valuable Player), and was nominated for the 2006 Asian Footballer of the Year award, making him the only ASEAN player and only goalkeeper nominated in the history of the award. While playing for Singapore in the 2006 King's Cup against Thailand, he was knocked unconscious after a horrific clash with Thai forward, Kiatisuk Senamuang. A post-match medical report indicated that the injury was not serious. In 2002 the NFL sent Lewis to Taiwan, Singapore and Thailand to promote the NFL. Since then he has visited China five times to give interviews and help with football clinics. He has also spoken at the Fourth of July celebration in China. Deseret News Former BYU football star uses Mandarin — not NFL status — as foreign ambassador The '''1984 AFC Asian Cup''' was the eighth edition of the Asian Nations Cup (Asian Cup), the football (football (soccer)) championship of Asia (AFC (Asian Football Confederation)). It was hosted by Singapore between December 1 and December 16. The field of ten teams was split into two groups of five. Saudi Arabia (Saudi Arabia national football team) won their first championship, beating China (China national football team) in the final 2–0. 13 December – Singapore ''' Commons:Category:Singapore Wikipedia:Singapore Dmoz:Regional Asia Singapore


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offer only a two-year International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme for mainly scholarship students of around 16–19 years of age. UWCSEA has always been a full secondary school taking in students from age 11, and has offered primary education since the late-1990s. While the majority of students are children of expatriates in Singapore, there are also around 200 boarders (boarding school) at the Dover campus, most of whom come from neighbouring countries in Asia or are children


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Singapore

'''Singapore''' ( Singapore is separated from Peninsular Malaysia by the Straits of Johor to the north, and from Indonesia's Riau Islands by the Singapore Strait to the south. The country is highly urbanised, and little of the original vegetation remains. The country's territory has consistently expanded through land reclamation.

The islands were settled in the second century AD and subsequently belonged to a series of local empires. Modern Singapore was founded (Founding of modern Singapore) in 1819 by Sir Stamford Raffles as a trading post of the East India Company with permission from the Johor Sultanate. The British obtained sovereignty over the island in 1824, and Singapore became one of the British Straits Settlements in 1826. Occupied by the Japanese (Japanese occupation of Singapore) during World War II, Singapore became independent from the United Kingdom in 1963 and united with other former British territories to form Malaysia, from which it was expelled two years later through a unanimous act of parliament. Since then, Singapore has developed rapidly, earning recognition as one of the Four Asian Tigers.

Singapore is one of the world's major commercial hubs, with the fourth-biggest financial centre and one of the five busiest ports (World's busiest port). Its globalised and diversified economy depends heavily on trade, especially manufacturing, which represented 26 percent of Singapore's GDP in 2005. In terms of purchasing power parity, Singapore has the third-highest per capita income (List of countries by GDP (PPP) per capita) in the world but high income inequality (List of countries by income equality). It places highly in international rankings (International rankings of Singapore) with regard to education, healthcare, and economic competitiveness. Approximately 5.4 million people live in Singapore (June 2013), of which approximately two million are foreign-born. While Singapore is diverse, ethnic Asians predominate: 75 percent of the population is Chinese (Chinese Singaporean), with significant minorities of Malays (Malays in Singapore), Indians (Indians in Singapore), and Eurasians (Eurasians in Singapore). There are four official languages, English, Malay, Mandarin, and Tamil, and the country promotes multiculturalism through a range of official policies.

Singapore is a unitary multiparty parliamentary republic, with a Westminster system of unicameral (Unicameralism) parliamentary government. The People's Action Party has won every election since self-government began in 1959. The dominance of the PAP, coupled with a low level of press freedom (Press Freedom Index) and suppressed civil liberties and political rights (Freedom in the World), has led to Singapore being classified as a semi-authoritarian regime (Democracy Index). One of the five founding members of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN), Singapore is also the host of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Secretariat, and a member of the East Asia Summit, the Non-Aligned Movement, and the Commonwealth (Commonwealth of Nations). Singapore's rapid development has given it significant influence in global affairs, leading some analysts to identify it as a middle power. Loo BF (2005) Transforming Singapore's Military Security Landscape: Problems and Prospects, ''allacademic'' Tan ATH (1999) Singapore's Defence: Capabilities, Trends, and Implications, ''questia''

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